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Gliomas pp 135-150 | Cite as

Some New Radiotherapeutic Approaches and Combined Protocol Trials in the Management of Malignant Gliomas

  • C. H. Chang
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 51)

Abstract

The outlook for patients with malignant glioma (astrocytoma grade 3 and 4) is almost uniformly fatal. The length of survival following the conventional neuro-surgical intervention and radiotherapy can be measured in terms of months, a greater than 90% mortality within 18 months.

Keywords

Malignant Glioma Neutron Beam Hyperbaric Oxygen Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Linear Energy Transfer 
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